Golden Arrow. Born 1961, died 1989. He raced from 1964 to 1979. To say this horse raced past his prime doesn’t do him justice. In today’s world of thoroughbred racing, we’re lucky and thankful if a great horse races until they’re six. We thank the connections for keeping them in the game for so long. Then, … More THE WONDEROUS WAR HORSE OF A LIFETIME: GOLDEN ARROW
Beautiful words written by Jim Gath of Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary…my favorite writer! BARBARO. The world lost Barbaro eleven years ago today. But, really, we didn’t lose him. See, his magnificence still shines through on this dark morning. It shines through hearts & spirits & in fields & paddocks & pens & stalls all … More Jim Gath: BARBARO
Lots of things to love about this story. The bravery and toughness of this jockey, one of the pioneers of female jockeys at the time; the jockey she battled down the stretch against, the late Jockey Jill Jellison; and the horse himself. Rich One, a direct male descendant of Man o’ War, powerful looking horse for sure. … More Jockey Debbie Downing: Battling it out with Jill Jellison at Rockingham Park
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